American ThinkerAre liberals smarter than conservatives?  It’s an interesting question, if you like, and you can find interesting studies and speculations on whether and why, but intelligence isn’t the same as wisdom.  A person gifted with higher than average cognitive ability can still be a fool.

Some liberals certainly think that liberals are both much smarter and much wiser than conservatives.  Arguably that belief is an intrinsic part of the ideology of the American Progressive movement.  A commenter on this blog has said, “. . . the American people are by and large an idiotic bunch. . . . And these are the people that are voting!”  Read the rest of this entry »

Election 2010

November 2, 2010

I made a difference; so can you. Vote!If I remember correctly, it’s pretty usual for the president’s party to lose seats in Congress in the mid-term election of his first term (although it may not be usual for him to lose as many as he’ll lose tonight).  Today I remembered that I wrote a poem in celebration of the trend-bucking 2002 mid-term election, when Bush’s party gained seats and a majority.  Read the rest of this entry »